Mangroves Help Guyana Defend Against Changing Climate
VICTORIA, Guyana, Oct 26 (IPS) - Theola Fortune can recall how residents of Victoria would ridicule her and others every time they went into the east coast village to warn residents about the importance of mangroves and the need to protect them.
Landscapes debate could reinvigorate UN climate talks in Warsaw – negotiator
“If forests are seen solely as a carbon vehicle, this might be good for climate change, but it’s actually bad for communities, forests and biodiversity,” Philippines negotiator says
Decontamination workers remove radiated soil and leaves from a forest in Kawauchi village, Fukushima prefecture
Decontamination workers remove radiated soil and leaves from a forest in Kawauchi village, Fukushima prefecture, July 5, 2013. Picture taken July 5, 2013. To match Special Report FUKUSHIMA-WORKERS/ REUTERS/Sophie Knight (JAPAN - Tags: DISASTER ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT POLITICS)
California man dies while searching for missing son in New Mexico
USA-MISSING/NEWMEXICO:California man dies while searching for missing son in New Mexico
A girl walks through forest during warm autumn day in village of Mavrovo
A girl walks through the forest during a warm autumn day in the village of Mavrovo October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski (MACEDONIA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Cars drive along a road through forest during warm autumn day in village of Mavrovo
Cars drive along a road through the forest during a warm autumn day in the village of Mavrovo October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski (MACEDONIA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT TRANSPORT)
African countries agree to curb illegal timber trade in the Congo Basin
Governments from Africa's main timber producing countries, together with timber industry representatives and civil society organizations agreed to jointly combat illegal timber trade in the Congo Basin, FAO said today following an international wood industry meeting in Brazzaville.
EBRD and FAO set pathway to sustainable forestry investment in the Russian Federation's Far East
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to promote viable forestry investment and innovation in the Russian Federation's Far East based on sustainable use of forest resources.
Q+A: Scientist Terry Sunderland describes the “landscapes approach”
CIFOR scientist explains what it involves, and says it's time to stop managing different land uses in isolation